Open Debate on "The importance of upholding the Charter for the maintenance of international peace and security"
On January 9, 2020, H.E. Mr. Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, addressed the Security Council at its Open Debate on “The importance of upholding the Charter for the maintenance of international peace and security”. In his statement, Minister Szijjártó underlined that the UN must play an active role to reduce tensions on the Middle East. The unresolved conflicts and instability of the region have a direct negative impact on the security of Europe.
IAPR Vintage Ambassadors meeting
Hungary’s Ambassador Katalin Annamária Bogyay as President of International Association of Permanent Representatives lead the group of ‘IAPR Vintage Ambassadors’, who were welcomed today by Secretary General António Guterres to discuss the importance of multilateralism and the 75th jubilee year of the UN.
The Permanent Mission of Hungary to the UN wishes You a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Panel discussion on “Listening to Survivors of Religious Persecution: The Call for Religious Freedom” at the UN
On November 20, the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the UN and the Aid to the Church in Need organized a panel discussion "Listening to Survivors of Religious Persecution: A Call for Religious Freedom". As a panelist, Ambassador Katalin Bogyay, Permanent Representative of Hungary reaffirmed Hungary's commitment to assisting persecuted Christians, outlining national humanitarian and development programs of the Prime Minister's Office and the Hungary Helps Agency, as well as its international advocacy amplifying the voices of religious minorities facing violence worldwide.
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
On November 20-21, the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child was celebrated with a high-level meeting at the UN Headquarters. The plenary, opened by Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the General Assembly and Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General, among others, also included children participants, who shared their vision on child rights and remaining challenges in the implementation of the Convention.